A Master Electrician earns an average wage of C$35.57 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$58,520 - C$104,400
C$59K
C$75K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$75,366
10%
50%
90%
C$27.29 - C$45.42
C$27
C$35
C$45
MEDIAN: C$35.12
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$104K
Salary C$58,520 - C$104,400
Bonus C$500 - C$12,500
Profit Sharing C$11,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$58,393 - C$101,605
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data C$0C$62
Hourly Rate C$27.29 - C$45.42
Overtime C$36.06 - C$62.37
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$500 - C$12,500
Profit Sharing C$11,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$58,393 - C$101,605
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

Job Description for Master Electrician

The title "master electrician" typically refers to a type of electrician who has achieved mastery of their trade. They usually oversee electrician apprentices and journeymen electricians on residential, industrial, and commercial electrical jobs. Typically, a master electrician schedules jobs in phases during a planning stage and ensure that all needed parts, materials, and components have been ordered in advance for the completion of the job.

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Master Electrician Tasks

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
  • Install, terminate and splice 120/208/240/480 volt cables.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings electrical, mechanical and architectural.
  • Perform and interpret power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Install complicated conduit and control systems.

Master Electrician Pay By Employer

$0$70K

Electric Co.
14 profiles
$52,960

M.C. Dean, Inc.
6 profiles
$54,057

Master Electrician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Master Electrician

Pay by Experience for a Master Electrician has a negative trend. An entry-level Master Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Master Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Master Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 55 salaries. A Master Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$76,698

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Master Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Experience Affects Master Electrician Salaries

Entry-Level
▲6%

▲2%

Late-Career
▲1%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$77,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 35%